Pronunciation of Relegate
/ɹˈɛlɪɡˌe͡ɪt/, /ɹˈɛlɪɡˌe‍ɪt/, /ɹ_ˈɛ_l_ɪ_ɡ_ˌeɪ_t/

Antonyms for relegate:

promote, upgrade.

Synonyms for relegate:

Sense 2 (noun)


relegate (noun)

break, kick downstairs, bump, banish, classify, bar, demote, pass on, submit.

assign, transfer (verb)

commit, turn over, consign, refer, pass on, commend, confide, entrust.

banish, downgrade (verb)

dismiss, exile, demote, deport, ostracize, remove, displace, expatriate, expel, eject.

rid (verb)

disclaim, cancel, forsake, jettison, abandon, desert, dispel, disown, discard, part with, rid, capitulate, vacate, waive, renounce, release, surrender, let go, vent, reject, abdicate, shed, leave, dispose, dismiss, drop, forgo, relinquish.

social (verb)

pass on, submit.

Sense 1


Sense 3


Sense 5



pass on.


kick downstairs.


let out.

turn over

turn over.

Other synonyms and related words:

displace, conk out, blockade, debar, break away, offend, compartmentalize, march on, commend, circulate, put in, split, render, bump, reach, disclose, interrupt, refer, check, turn over, barricade, accede, wear out, advance, come apart, submit, resign, give in, assign, collapse, get out, smash, transgress, dislodge, damp, better, distinguish, ostracise, dampen, knock, infract, ruin, let out, pass on, recrudesce, bow, pause, fail, assort, bring out, break, break off, block up, reveal, erupt, chance, consign, separate, intermit, demote, distribute, put forward, go on, go bad, progress, move on, bankrupt, encounter, develop, impart, block, pass, wear, put across, defer, cast out, divulge, part, sort out, shun, pass around, snap off, find, hand, get around, soften, founder, categorize, entrust, give away, break down, bust, happen, cave in, reconcile, fall in, go, breach, go against, codify, unwrap, burst, split up, classify, give way, expose, take, break out, violate, discontinue, block off, die, stop, commit, confide, class, communicate, fall apart, discover, give out, weaken, posit, let on, fracture, give, kick downstairs.

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